News and Events

Latest news and events from FAVOR. If you want to find out more information about what we’re up to please get in contact.

End of Recovery Month 2020

Normally at the end of Recovery month we are invigorated and reenergised in our commitment to celebrating recovery but this year it has been more difficult to celebrate and here’s why. The impact of lockdown on recovery according to a yougov poll says that 39% of people surveyed who were in recovery from an addiction


Stories of Love, Loss and Hope’ documents the impact of drug related deaths contrasted with positive stories of recovery.   #youkeeptalkingwekeepdying   Throughout this document you will find examples of both overt & covert stigma.   #youkeeptalkingwekeepdying   We did not have the capacity within the project time span to work on advocacy language training for the participants.   This


Our Annual Report 2019/20

Please find the press release below and the download to our Annual Report .   Annual Report 2020_print version. Scotland “going backwards” on tackling drug deaths  A campaign group has said Scotland is now “going backwards” in efforts to tackle drug deaths.   A year ago, Faces & Voices of Recovery UK (FAVOR UK) launched the ‘You

G11- Our 11th Drug Death Awareness event

Watch Natalie Logan Mclean  reflect on what we started back in July 2019 – (What turned into monthly events) and how she feels about the Drug death situation now. The link will be posted 26/6/20

G9 – Our 9th Drug death awareness event,Covid 19 response

Our 9th monthly event can be viewed here. Faces & Voice of Recovery UK 9th Monthly Drug death event COVID 19 Response 12 noon till 2.30pm 17th April 2020 Leadership figures from across the UK each gave a 10 min presentation on what they are doing to limit the catastrophic effects of COVID 19 12

G10 – 10th Monthly Drug Death Awareness Event

Please see the link below to our 10th Monthly Drug Death Summitt   The “new normal” for alcohol & Drug services Post COVID19 May 29th 12noon till 2.30pm   We are asked folks to go out on a limb here and let us know potentially what you think may happen both negative & positive.     Faces & Voice of Recovery UK 10th

G8 – 8th Monthly Drug Death awareness event – Rehab saved my life!

Just before we went into lockdown we held our 8th monthly drug death awareness event – click on the link to watch the stories of recovery and discussion afterwards. 13th of March 6pm till 8pm at Abbeycare Murdostoun Castle, Murdostoun Rd, Wishaw ML2 9BY.     6 x10 min shared from people from whom Rehab saved

FAVOR UK and Newcastle City Council to postpone the planned 2020 walk to September 2021.

“In July 2019 Newcastle were successful in their bid to partner with Faces and Voices of Recovery UK (@FAVORUK) to host the 2020 UK Recovery Walk event and conference. However, due to the current national situation with Covid-19 and the Government lock down restrictions that are in place the decision has been made by FAVOR

On line and phone meetings to keep us connected NO MATTER WHAT!

We will add to this page as and when we can but for now On line and phone meetings to keep us connected NO MATTER WHAT! Twelve Step Recovery: Narcotics Anonymous – or Alcoholics Anonymous –  or Cocaine Anonymous – or Adult Children of Alcoholics –  or Al-Anon – or SMART Recovery:…/smart-recovery-online/ Jewish Addiction Awareness Network: